An NBA Player Is Missing the Playoffs Because the NYPD Broke His Leg—Why the Sports-Media Silence? | The Nation

A key NBA playoff performer has his leg broken amidst a national movement on police violence and the sports media—for once—has little to say.

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White people could learn a thing or two about talking about race from the Orioles’ manager

“I’ve never been black, OK? So I don’t know…I’ve never faced the challenges that they face.”

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Showalter shares thoughts on Baltimore unrest

BALTIMORE — While center fielder Adam Jones opined before the game about the situation in Baltimore, it wasn’t until after his team’s 8-2 win over the White Sox on Wednesday afternoon that manager Buck Showalter was asked directly what his advice would be right now to young African-Americans in Baltimore.

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Right call? Orioles take the field in riot-torn Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — With tempers still smoldering in riot-torn Baltimore and nearby neighborhoods clearing out rubble and debris, the Orioles played a baseball game on Wednesday. This wasn’t for the fans, because there weren’t…

Source: bigstory.ap.org

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Locked Out: Orioles fans booted from ballgame amid unrest

BALTIMORE (AP) — Take ’em out of the ball game! Baseball in Baltimore was closed to the public for one day. The only shutout in the final score Wednesday at Camden Yards came in the attendance total: Orioles 8, White Sox…

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